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“Worry that the balcony is going to fall down.” 4 of 5 stars
Review of The Balcony Bar & Restaurant

The Balcony Bar & Restaurant
Cnr Jonson and Lawson streets | Byron Bay, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
+61 2 6680 9666
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Ranked #74 of 139 Restaurants in Byron Bay
Price range: $12 - $38
Cuisines: Australian
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Must do while in Byron Bay The essence of Byron Lifestyle and the eclectic nature of the region, housed in the last historic early 1900's building in the Bay. Simply beautiful Great wine list, cold beers on tap and arguably the best Cocktails anywhere. Tapas available till late every night.
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47 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
“Worry that the balcony is going to fall down.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

Thought this place would be full of idiots and have bad service but was happily surprised by greAt service and a lovely atmosphere. Great place to end an evening

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English first
Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Wonderful Australian Tapas”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Wasn't quite certain what to expect when we went in but we had liked the look of this restaurant from walking about the night before. Plenty of people enjoying themselves which is always a good sign.
Great waiter, really friendly and helpful. Suggested the tapas but as explained it's not quite what you get in Spain! Excellent choice for a good night out.

Visited February 2014
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104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
“Hit and miss”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

The fig salad with pear was delicious and good calamari. But the BLT burger was mushy tasteless and boring bun. Not worth half the price or match the restaurant standard. Should be gourmet and not mush and real bread.

  • Visited March 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Am here twice a fortnight”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

One of the few places that sell ginger beer of good quality. Food is fantastic. I would say to book ahead as it can get very busy quickly as it has a nice view from inside out.

Visited February 2014
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Sydney, Australia
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Great place to eat”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

It was our second visit here in a few weeks. Friendly service, decent food. Try the chocolate pudding for dessert - delicious!

Visited March 2014
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